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The Logical Socialist Democracy of Zess

“To advance to the future, you must abandon the past.”

Category: Liberal Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Superb

Location: the South Pacific

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The Logical Socialist Democracy of Zess is a massive, socially progressive nation, ruled by Charlie David Hanson with a fair hand, and renowned for its multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, devotion to social welfare, and stringent health and safety legislation. The compassionate, democratic population of 3.785 billion Zessians love a good election, and the government gives them plenty of them. Universities tend to be full of students debating the merits of various civil and political rights, while businesses are tightly regulated and the wealthy viewed with suspicion.

The large, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Capital District. The average income tax rate is 92.1%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Zessian economy, worth 538 trillion exchange tickets a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is quite specialized, is mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Book Publishing, and Basket Weaving. Average income is an impressive 142,352 exchange tickets, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The poor are often seen pale and dizzy after selling their blood to make ends meet, criminals always seem to be forewarned of police raids, religious bigotry and a fear of outsiders have replaced religious studies in schools, and authorities are looking for a stool pigeon to rat out who is stealing food from pigeon toilets. Crime is totally unknown. Zess's national animal is the immortal jellyfish, which frolics freely in the nation's sparkling oceans, and its national religion is Moderatorism.

Zess is ranked 15,559th in the world and 478th in the South Pacific for Most Cheerful Citizens, with 53.38 Percentage Of Water Glasses Perceived Half-Full.

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Most Influential: 1,815thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1,852ndMost Secular: 1,997thTop
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Most Pacifist: 2,184thLargest Information Technology Sector: 2,519thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 2,800thMost Compassionate Citizens: 2,815thMost Inclusive: 2,865thLeast Corrupt Governments: 3,006thNicest Citizens: 3,161stHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 3,587thMost Rebellious Youth: 4,071stSafest: 4,679thMost Developed: 4,951stMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 5,038thMost Scientifically Advanced: 5,175thMost Valuable International Artwork: 5,398thMost Advanced Public Education: 5,599thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 5,634thHighest Poor Incomes: 5,974thSmartest Citizens: 6,072ndLongest Average Lifespans: 6,290thMost Beautiful Environments: 6,388thHighest Average Tax Rates: 6,578thHealthiest Citizens: 6,661stMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 6,840thBest Weather: 7,828thLargest Welfare Programs: 8,269thLargest Governments: 8,295thMost Cultured: 8,858thTop
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Most Income Equality: 13,785thLowest Crime Rates: 14,804thHighest Average Incomes: 15,249thMost Cheerful Citizens: 15,559thMost Efficient Economies: 17,196thMost Subsidized Industry: 19,777thMost Advanced Public Transport: 19,935th
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Most Pacifist: 77th in the regionMost Secular: 82nd in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 88th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 91st in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 97th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 98th in the regionMost Inclusive: 101st in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 101st in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 109th in the regionNicest Citizens: 111th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 155th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 158th in the regionMost Developed: 160th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 161st in the regionSafest: 161st in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 165th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 171st in the regionSmartest Citizens: 182nd in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 185th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 189th in the regionMost Influential: 193rd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 194th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 198th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 213th in the regionLargest Governments: 219th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 225th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 237th in the regionBest Weather: 242nd in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 245th in the regionMost Cultured: 253rd in the regionTop
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Highest Average Incomes: 426th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 428th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 478th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 499th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 516th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 581st in the regionMost Income Equality: 603rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 607th in the regionMost Stationary: 644th in the regionLargest Populations: 670th in the region

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